Today's Irish news roundup, August 27th, 2013
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US woman forced to drop rape charges to stay with children in Ireland
An American woman has claimed she had to drop rape and assault charges against her own husband in order to remain in Ireland with her two children. Speaking to TheJournal.ie, the woman known only as Deborah and her now ex-husband - who is a European citizen - moved to Ireland in 2001, and because of her immigration status she was obliged to go with him to the Irish police immigration office every six months to confirm he was still working in the country, allowing her to stay…READ MORE
The woman charged with the fatal shooting of her Irish boyfriend in Florida last week, has been denied bail. Dubliner Darren Haverty, 39, was allegedly shot and killed in Florida last Tuesday, by his girlfriend Wendy Hanks, 33. The shooting allegedly occurred while they pair were arguing…READ MORE
Expert’s map shows 20 million redheads across Ireland and UK
Researchers of ancestry company Britain’s DNA have created the first map showing the distribution of redhead genes. Their results published on August 24, 2013 suggest that more than 20 million people in Ireland and the UK carry genes that cause red hair and there are more carriers of the red gene than previously understood….READ MORE
A Dublin father was gunned down during rush-hour traffic in Dublin on Monday morning. Christopher O'Neill, 52, was shot at close range in the stomach by a man armed with a shotgun as he cycled down Glasnevin Avenue in North Dublin…READ MORE
Relatives of Omagh bomb victims have expressed their outrage after the British government confirmed it is to pay compensation to the family of a dissident Republican murdered by former associates in the organization…READ MORE
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- Nelson Mandela once considered a terrorist...
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- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
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- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
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- Photo shows Irish revolutionaries three years...
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Barry you may wish to study this ... recent report from Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ... six countries - Germany, FraSmithwick inquiry finds Irish police may have colluded in two IRA murders
INorth….Agree both were gross misuses of parliamentary privilege, but that’s not quite how the lawyer allegation happened…speakerNelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning its arms during 2000 talks
History is amazing in the way villains can become transformed into heroes. Mandela never ever apologised or resiled from his position ordering the shoNelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning its arms during 2000 talks
Have you cited the lie that Ireland was tacitly accepting of Germany during ww2 on every story blue shirt?